Neymar Enjoys A Game Of Poker With Friends As Brazil And PSG Star Continues Recovery From Injury

Neymar (centre) enjoys a game of poker with friends as he continues his recovery from injury

Neymar has been making the most of his spell on the sidelines, by enjoying a game of poker with a group of friends that included the world’s most expensive teenager Vinicius.

The Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward is currently wheelchair-bound as he continues to recover from a foot injury he suffered in a recent victory over rivals Marseille.

And on Friday night, Neymar posted a series of photographs on his official Instagram showing the group playing poker – with trophies even included for the top three players.

A wheelchair-bound Neymar poses alongside Vinicius, who will move to Real Madrid in July

The 26-year-old came out on top among his group of friends, which included Vinicius – who will move to Real Madrid when he turns 18 on July 12.

The 17-year-old was signed by the Spanish giants last year for a fee believed to be in the region of £38million.

He is currently enjoying a final season at Brazilian side Flamengo, where his eye for goal has drawn comparisons with his compatriot and poker rival.

The PSG and Brazil star uploaded a series of photographs of their poker game to his Instagram

Neymar, who won the game of poker on Friday, has been linked with a move to Real Madrid

Neymar has also been linked with a move this summer after a turbulent first season at PSG. There have been suggestions he could join Vinicius at Real just a year after leaving La Liga for £198m.

But Andres Iniesta doubts Neymar will swap France for Madrid anytime soon, and believes Barcelona will have a better squad even if he does move.

‘If they sign him, Madrid would land one of the best in the world. But we would still have a squad which I consider better,’ Neymar’s former team-mate said.

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